Lee, 020880 MSAGO, 19800208

Docket Nº:19800208
Case Date:February 08, 1980
Court:South Carolina
Honorable Tom S. Lee
No. 19800208
Mississippi Attorney General Opinions
February 8, 1980
         Honorable Tom S. Lee          Attorney for Board of Supervisors          P. O. Box 326          Forest, Mississippi 39074          Dear Mr. Lee:          Attorney General Bill Allain has received your letter of request and has assigned it to this writer for research and reply.          Your letter of January 18, 1980, states as follows:
         “The Board of Supervisors of Scott County wish to reappoint Senator John Ed Lee as a member of the Board of Trustees of East Central Junior College. He has been serving in that capacity, and his term has recently expired.          “You are requested to advise whether Senator Lee, as a member of the Legislature, may be lawfully appointed to that board.”
         Sections 1 and 2, Mississippi Constitution of 1890, state as follows:
         “Section 1. The powers of the government of the state of Mississippi shall be divided into three distinct departments, and each of them confided to a separate magistracy, to-wit: those which are legislative to one, those which are judicial to another, and those which are executive to another. Section 2. No person or collection of persons, being one or belonging to one of these departments, shall exercise any

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